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cirrh(o)- is a medical prefix term that pertains to color “yellow”. 

Example Word: cirrh(o)/sis

Word Breakdown: Cirrh(o)- is a prefix that refers to “yellow”, and -sis is a suffix that means “condition of”. 

Definition: A condition known as cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver becomes scarred and permanently damaged, manifested by a “yellow” discoloration of the skin and eyes.